The Mudcastle is a unique destination and is available for exclusive use bookings, by reservation only.

The Mudcastle is nestled in the picturesque Neudorf valley and is the home of Kevin and Glenys Johnston.
Hand-built over many years by the owners from more than 20,000 sun dried bricks made from the clay beneath them, the full story of The Mudcastle is accessible on www.themudcastle.co.nz/story 

ACCOMMODATION VENUE SNAPSHOT

  • Available for single party accommodation bookings of 1 – 6 or 7 – 16 guests. Each booking has The Mudcastle exclusively to themselves – no other guests.
  • Accommodation bookings are on a self-catering basis but may be hosted by prior arrangement.
  • The owners live in separate quarters on the property so any questions or problems can be quickly attended to while guests’ privacy is maintained.
  • Please understand that exclusive use of the entire castle does not mean that self-catering accommodation clients may hold a function, event or party on the premises. This is strictly forbidden. All functions must be run by The Mudcastle business under Liquor Licence consent conditions imposed by Council.
  • Located just beyond the historic village of Sarau, now called Upper Moutere, 45 minutes’ drive from central Nelson, 25 – 30 minutes from Nelson Airport.
  • Centrally positioned for easy day trips to the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi National Park, Source of the Riwaka, Nelson Lakes and Golden Bay, The Mudcastle is on the doorstep of world- renowned vineyards, boutique food producers, potteries, sculptors, artists and natural healers.

Facilities and Amenities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor bath
  • Comfortable lounge area
  • Central fireplace
  • Fully-licensed bar (by arrangement)
  • Multiple dining areas
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Library
  • Colonial kauri billiards table
  • Free off-street parking
  • Helicopter access

The Rose Suite -

Bed - King with additional single bed. 
Bathroom - Ensuite. Deep bath and separate shower
Location / Features - A luxuriously spacious 3 room King Suite on the first floor of the Castle, with double wardrobes, cosy interior wooden shutters, private library/reading room and relaxing pastoral views from all windows.

The Gold Turret

Bed - Queen
Bathroom - Ensuite. Two person bath and separate two person shower, double vanity
A Queen suite in a two storey fairytale turret overlooking the medieval orchard, private and self- contained, with opulent furnishings. An extravagant bathroom down an internal spiral staircase leads out onto a private balcony nestled among fruiting trees.

The Peach Suite 

Bed - Queen
Bathroom - Ensuite shower, private outdoor bath
A sumptuously decorated Queen Suite of adobe construction with private entrance, a kitchenette and small dining area, balcony and private plunge pool.

The Pink Room

Bed - Queen Split
Bathroom - Shared
A large sunny afternoon room on the first floor of the Castle with views of the grounds and adjoining farmland.

The Green Room

Bed - Queen
Bathroom - Shared
A sunny morning room located on the first floor of the Castle with views looking down the valley.

The Yellow Room

Bed - Double
Bathroom - Shared
A sunny afternoon room on the first floor of the Castle with views of the grounds.

The Lilac Room

Bed - Twin Single (King Split)
Bathroom - Shared
A petite attic room at the top of the Castle accessed via a second staircase.

The Apricot Room

Bed - Single 
Bathroom - Shared
A petite attic room at the top of the Castle accessed via a second staircase.

The Mudcastle's Special Exclusive Hire Accommodation Offer Available until 31.3.2021

Our range of suites and rooms can accommodate up to 16 guests

Our Accommodation and Facilities

The Pink Room

With queen bed and shared bathroom facilities.

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The Yellow Room

With double bed and shared bathroom facilities.

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The Green Room

With queen bed and shared bathroom facilities.

The Lilac Room

Twin Single beds, shared bathroom facilities. A slightly larger attic room located at the top of the Castle accessed via a second staircase.

The Peach Suite

With queen bed and ensuite bathroom. This suite has a separate entrance and adjoins the main Castle. It has a kitchenette and small dining area plus a private plunge pool. Tea & coffee facilities are included in this room.

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The Gold Turret

With queen bed and ensuite bathroom. This Suite is located in a separate building away a few steps away from the main Castle and includes its own tea and coffee making facilities. The plush ensuite bathroom with claw foot bath, double vanity and separate shower is located down a spiral staircase.

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The Apricot Room

Single bed, shared bathroom facilities. A petite and charming attic room at the top of the Castle accessed via a second staircase.

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The Rose Suite

With a king bed and single bed and ensuite bathroom. Tea & coffee facilities are included in this room.

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Make any occasion a truly special experience at The Mudcastle

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